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Picking up moments after the series finale of Breaking Bad ends, Aaron Paul is back as Jesse Pinkman in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, directed by Vince Gilligan, on Netflix October 11.

ISTANBUL, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Turkish artist Vahit Tuna has mounted 440 pairs of high heels on the facade of a building on a busy Istanbul street, to symbolise the number of women murdered in domestic or sexual violence in Turkey in 2018. “We are standing in a street now and maybe people are faced […]

By Belinda Goldsmith NEW YORK, Sept 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, called on world leaders meeting in New York this week to back an international fund to help female victims of sexual violence during armed conflict. Mukwege has devoted the past 20 years to helping women […]

By Oscar Lopez MEXICO CITY, Sept 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Film critics and trafficking experts have lambasted the latest Rambo film for focusing on the sex trade, which they say is inaccurate and oversimplifies human trafficking. “Rambo: Last Blood”, which opened last week, follows Sylvester Stallone in the title role to Mexico to rescue […]

By Sonia Elks LONDON, Sept 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The toymaker behind Barbie launched a range of gender-neutral dolls on Wednesday which can be styled as either girls or boys, saying children were moving away from traditional stereotypes. Mattel’s “Creatable World” dolls come with removable wigs allowing them to switch between long and short […]

(Conakry) – Families of victims of the September 2009 massacre by Guinea’s security forces are still awaiting justice 10 years later, 6 human rights groups said today. The groups released a video to mark the massacre’s tenth anniversary, featuring victims pleading for the trial to go ahead. The security forces killed more than 150 people demonstrating in a stadium […]

By Emma Batha LONDON, Sept 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A senior lawyer called on Tuesday for the top United Nations human rights body to investigate evidence that China is murdering members of the Falun Gong spiritual group and harvesting their organs for transplant. Hamid Sabi called for urgent action as he presented the findings […]

By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, Sept 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A collection of striking photographs set in the arid landscapes of northern Ethiopia aims to spotlight the harsh reality of water scarcity and how it impacts the lives of women across Africa, said artist Aida Muluneh. Muluneh’s “Water Life” series – depicting turbaned, painted women […]

The global uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) has been growing rapidly over the past ten years, with electric passenger cars passing the 5 million mark in 2018, up by 63% from the previous year. In line with this growth, the number of charging points worldwide was estimated to be approximately 5.2 million at the end […]

Volkswagen’s T-Cross City took Joburg by storm this weekend! This ground-breaking activation left all T-Cross City visitors in awe and asking for more. From comedy at the Goliath & Goliath comedy club to jazz at The Marabi Club, soccer at Fives Futbol to sundowners on The Weekent Rooftop party, there was something for everyone to […]


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